Signature Sponsors Bet on ARDA for 2012 ARDA World Convention in Las Vegas
Prime Exposure at Globally-Focused Event
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WASHINGTON, January 12, 2012 – Leading timeshare companies and service providers have cast their dice to be Signature Sponsors of the 2012 ARDA World Convention and Exposition at Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The annual convention, which will take place April 1-5, is an international event featuring an impressive line-up of speakers and entertainers, including keynote speaker Frederick Reichheld, sponsored by RCI. Reichheld is a Bain Fellow and founder of Bain & Company’s loyalty practice, which helps companies achieve results through customer and employee loyalty. He is also the creator of the Net Promoter system of management.
Signature Sponsors of the ARDA World Convention include: Capital One, Hilton Grand Vacations Company, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, HSI (Holiday Systems International), ICE, Interval International, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., RCI, ResortCom International, Starwood Vacation Ownership, TimeShareWare, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership.
The convention offers sponsors prime exposure to top domestic and international timeshare industry professionals who gather to network, learn the latest industry trends, and visit hundreds of industry suppliers on the exhibit floor. Thanks to the support of the Signature Sponsors, ARDA World has become a top industry resource, providing networking for industry leaders, timely educational programming, and exposure for sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees. More than 3,000 attendees from over 35 countries plan to attend, including international development organizations from around the world.
“We are grateful for the support we receive from our Signature Sponsors,” said Howard Nusbaum, ARDA president and CEO. “These companies enable us to offer high-quality speakers and events, educational sessions, and networking opportunities at the largest timeshare event in the world.”
RCI is once again sponsoring the RCI/AIF Open Golf Tournament at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, featuring the longest course in Nevada. Interval International is hosting its annual “Party with a Cause” where all ticket proceeds benefit the ARDA International Foundation, supporting and promoting the industry with research, education, and outreach. The ARDA Awards Gala, sponsored by Holiday Systems International (HSI), will include an elegant dinner, presentation of the annual ARDA Awards, and live entertainment by comedian Tom Papa. Capital One is the major underwriter of ARDA’s educational programming.
Companies interested in participating as sponsors or exhibitors at the timeshare industry’s premier annual event may contact Bob Craycraft at 202-207-1079, or email@example.com. Visit www.arda.org/convention for more information about the 2012 ARDA World Convention.
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Established in 1969, ARDA today has almost 1,000 members ranging from privately held firms to publicly traded companies and international corporations with expertise in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate. The membership also includes timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, and owners through the ARDA Resort Owners Coalition (ARDA-ROC). For more information, visit www.arda.org or ARDA’s consumer website at www.VacationBetter.org.